The Institute's 25th Anniversary Gala
Celebration held at
The Allen Room, Frederick P. Rose Hall,
Jazz at Lincoln Center
New York, NY
October 23, 2006
On October 23, 2006, the Institute for International Economics celebrated its 25th anniversary with a new moniker in honor of its chairman, Peter G. Peterson. The Institute also renamed its conference center in honor of its director, C. Fred Bergsten, and announced a fully endowed chair in honor of Anthony M. Solomon, Honorary Chairman of the Institute's Executive Committee.
The gala, held at New York City’s Jazz at Lincoln Center, featured a discussion of "The Next 25 Years of Globalization." Andrea Mitchell, NBC Chief Foreign Policy Correspondent, moderated the panel comprised of Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve Board Chairman; Robert Rubin, former Secretary of the Treasury; Jean-Claude Trichet, Governor of the European Central Bank; and Heizo Takenaka, former Japanese Minister for Privatization of the Postal Services, Economic and Fiscal Policy, and Financial Services.